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Friday, March 22, 2013

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When Fathers Anchor the Home, They Don't Have It All Either | Single Mothers and the Challenges of Work-Life Balance | A Younger Conservative's Case Against Gay Marriage | New Movie Releases: 'Admission,' 'The Croods,' 'Olympus Has Fallen' | Letting the Dream Job Go

When Fathers Anchor The Home, They Don't Have It All Either

When journalist Mike Winerip made the unconventional decision to anchor his busy household instead of riding the fast track to a top editor position, he found what many mothers find: the dizzying balancing act is often incompatible with a high-power career.

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Single Mothers and the Challenges of Work-Life Balance

Single mothers are often left out of the media's discussion of work-life balance, yet as Anne Desjardins explains, they often face the most difficulties when it comes to juggling career and family.

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A Younger Conservative's Case Against Gay Marriage

According to a New York Times/CBS poll from February, 45 percent of Republicans between 18- and 44-years-old now believe same-sex couples should be able to marry. Still, some of gay marriage’s most vocal opponents come from the youngest ranks of conservatives.

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Your Pick: Music for Listening to Non-Stop

From Willie Nelson to Siouxsie and the Banshees; from Phish to Rahsaan Roland Kirk, our listeners weigh in on the eclectic music they're sure they wouldn't get sick of in a marathon listening session.

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New Movie Releases: 'Admission,' 'The Croods,' 'Olympus Has Fallen'

Movie fans have some plenty to choose from this weekend, including a comedy, some animation, and a takedown of the White House by North Korean terrorists.

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Letting the Dream Job Go

Over the past few days, we’ve been talking about the changing world of work in America; from older Americans who are working beyond traditional retirement age to childcare workers who are trying to strike a work-life balance to those struggling to get by earlier today.

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African Author Chinua Achebe Dies at 82

Chinua Achebe, the famed Nigerian writer, died today at age 82. He was a political figure, an essayist, and a voice of the African experience in the 20th century. His book "Things Fall Apart" started a global conversation that is still going on.

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